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somebody else she is talking to. >> we have quite a few ladies from jacksonville, mississippi. how did you all come together? how did this get organized? >> betsy is our coordinator. cannot have a chance to come up first four years. we knew he would get a second term. you were so excited to be in this place, in the 50th anniversary of martin luther king's speech. excitement to see obama add another clot for years to make change. >> how did you organize these ladies? >> we had a total of 41 people from jackson, mississippi. from the seeing. four years ago, i am just isolated to be here and to be able to bring more people from mississippi and celebrating martin luther king, his birthday, and also celebrating four more years of president obama. >> when did you decide to put this all together, and how did you do it? >> the day after the election. i didn't get word of mouth, and my name is out there, being a travel agent, and word of mouth, which went on and on. -- we went on and on. >> you took a bus? >> we left on january 19 at 4:00, and limit your january 20 at 11:00 -- we made it here janua
's mississippi field secretary in 1963 when he was gunned down in the driveway of his jackson, mississippi home, and she carries forward his legacy. merle evers williams. >> america, we are higher here. our nation's capitol. on this day, january the 21st, 2013, the inauguration of our 45th president, barack obama. we come at this time to ask blessings upon our leaders. the president, vice president, members of congress, all elected and appointed officials of the united states of america. we are here to ask blessings upon our armed forces. blessings upon all who contribute to the essence of the american spirit, the american dream. the opportunity to become whatever our mankind, womankind allows us to be. this is the promise of america. as we sing the words of belief, this is my country, let us act upon the meaning that everyone is included. may the inherent dignity and inalienable rights of every woman, man, boy, and girl be honored. may all your people, especially the least of these fluorish in our blessed nation. 150 years after the emancipation proclamation and 50 years after the march on was
of their home in 1963 in jackson, mississippi. she was the head of the naacp for many years. and she fought for 30 years to bring his murderers to justice. and she speaks here about incluesivity and about diversity and speaking to the whole of america, from the many, one notion of it again is enormously symbolic. the last thing i'll say about this is she invokes matthew, the chapter of matthew which says the least of these -- the 25th chapter of matthew. i know. that tells you that there is an expectation that this president is going to make sure there is a safety net in this country for vulnerable people. >> john: indeed. ♪ the truth is marching on ♪ mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the lord ♪ ♪ he is trampling out the vintage ♪ ♪ where the grapes of wrath are stored ♪ ♪ he hath loosed the fateful lightning ♪ ♪ of his terrible swift sword ♪ his truth is marching on ♪ ♪ glory, glory hallelujah ♪ glory, glory hallelujah ♪ glory, glory hallelujah ♪ his truth is marching on ♪ his truth is marching on ♪ in the beauty of the lilies ♪ christ wa
and sierras claimed their imagine jest city and the mississippi worked their way to the sea. thank the work of our hands weaving steel into bridges, finishing one more report for the boss on time, stitching another wound or uniform. the first brush stroke on a portrait or the last floor on the freedom tower jutting into the sky that yields to our resilience. one sky toward which we sometimes lift our eyes, tired from work, some days guessing at the weather of our lives, some days giving thanks for a love that loves you back, sometimes praising a mother who knew how to give or forgiving a father who couldn't give what you wanted. we head home through the gloss of rain or weight of snow or the plumb blush of dusk but always, always home. always under one sky, our sky, and always one moon like a silent drum tapping on every rooftop and every window of one country. all of us facing the stars hope a new constellation waiting for us to map it, waiting for us to name it together. [ applause ] >>> ladies and gentlemen, it is now my privilege to introduce reverend dr. luis leon to deliver the benedi
at the driveway of his mississippi home. michele obama and her daughters looking very happy. let's take a listen. [patriotic music playing] bret: it there we see vice president joe biden introduced. nancy pelosi is behind him and then you see president obama. it is still ain't getting ready for that speech. megyn: it will all be written out for him, there is nothing to worry about. [footsepts] [footsteps] [inaudible conversations] [patriotic music playing] megyn: that was the president walking through the credits. can anybody tell me what that is? bret: it is the part right under the middle of the statuary hall where the donors. megyn: do think that is an odd name for that part of our capital? speech you know, i don't. megyn: they have emerged through the crypt and now shall begin shell began the actual ceremony. we have been listening and will continue to listen to the united states marine band. they have been playing since 1801 for thomas jefferson. they are america's oldest professional musical organization. >> the president of the united states, barack obama. [applause] [cheers] [applause] [
alabama, mississippi represented, california, texas, oklahoma, good to see you. good morning. how are you? it's warming up, right? it feels pretty good. here's the view. we are just on the capitol side of seventh street. about the halfway point. it's starting to get dense. we were saying earlier, four years ago, i was back, way back by the washington monument. that was 1.8 million people. at least half that year. you get a good sense -- part the sea for me. let me see. hello, cutie. how are you? do you get a sense in the capitol down there. we have the big monitors. a couple hours to kill. and people are still getting together. next time you come to me, i have to tell you the greatest story about, i met a living republican in this crowd, wearing shorts and a t-shirt, if you can believe that. >> a day when republicans and democrats are coming together, today for the ceremony. and the parade coming up, which you see that lovely choir again. ♪ and crowd that good with brotherhood ♪ ♪ from sea to shining sea >> a look at the national monument. we'll be right back. >> now, from abc7 news
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